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 Reservations must be received by 2359 on Wednesday, prior to the dinner.

Social hour commences at 1745.  Followed by the 1845 meeting , dinner, and speaker(s).

You will need a personal check for dinner and a credit card for cocktails (No Amex)

Dress: Gentlemen – sport coat, no tie; ladies dressy casual to informal.

We will stop reminding you once your attendance (or non-attendance) is recorded, so, if you get multiple mailings, either you have not responded or your reservation is somewhere in cyberspace…. Yes, it happens…. Please re-enter your original reservation/decline.

To cancel, re-enter, or change your reservation, simply click on the reservation box above PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT ON THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE DINNER and enter your preferences. That will overwrite your previous reservation and generate a new confirmation. 

Cancellations after the cut-off date and no-shows will be billed the full dinner amount

Close the reservations window after your reservation is confirmed on your screen.

Make Reservations


Lee Coast Chapter, MOAA – 2016 Event Calendar


18 – Summer Luncheon at The Lighthouse Restaurant, (Port Comfort)


14- Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony –

         1745 – Speaker – Col Barry Wright, National MOAA



12- Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony –

         1745 – Speaker – John Boland on Veteran Employment Opportunities, “Victimhood”, and

 Lee Count Economic Development.



16 –  Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony –

       1745 – Speaker – Cliff Smith on Community Blueprint/Mission United.



13 –  Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony –

       1745 – Speaker – Dr. Wright-Isak, Phd. in Military Sociology and Instructor at FGCU.

TBA –  BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING – Nomination of Officers for next year.


 13 – Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony (Annual nomination and election of officers) –  

        1745 – Speaker – Ed Greenan on Violence, Terrorism and Religion


TBA –  Board of Directors Meeting


10 – Dinner/Meeting at Crown Colony  (Annual installation of officers)   

       1745 – Speaker – LTC Shannon Horne, Military Academy Liaison Officer for SW Florida, will speak on the Military Academy selection process.

(11) – Lee Coast MOAA Annual Golf Outing at Shell Point.

28 – Board of Directors Meeting

2016 Lee Coast MOAA Golf

Outing  — Click Here


Board of Directors for FY 2014-15

MOAA Chapter:  President – Jeff Nichols; Past President – Fred Bondurant; Vice President – Gordon Rodell; Treasurer – Alex MacKenzie; Recording Secretary – Nancy Collura; Corresponding Secretary – Chris Crowley; Membership – Jeff Nichols ; Public Affairs – Corky Boyd; MOAA Liason – Doug Quelch; Auxiliary Activities – Mary Bondurant; Directors at Large – John Bathke, Jim Dozier, Doug Quench, Roger Triftshauser.

Lee Coast Chapter of MOAA Foundation, Inc.  President –  Jeff Nichols; Vice President  -Gordon Rodell; Secretary – Nancy Collura; Corresponding Secretary – Chris Crowley; Treasurer – Alex MacKenzie; Directors at large – John Bathke; Chauncey Goss; Doug Quelch; Karon Rathgeber;  Rick Morris, Rodger Triftshauser, Dr. Chris Wright-Isak, Mr. Cecil Pendergrass.

Boards Meet at:  Merrill Lynch, 13250 University Center Blvd., Fort Myers.

Non-Board Member Committee Chairs

Dinner Arrangements,            ; Chaplain, Woody Stemple; WebMaster, Rodger Bunnell; Newsletter, Teresa Galgano


Chapter Dues – $25.00/yr.  Payable May thru November

Chapter dues of $25 are payable each May, and it’s a renewals only policy. Pay if you want to continue membership. New members are charged dues in May after they first attend, and membership is dropped if unpaid by November. Please respond directly — with a check, preferably — to Lee Coast MOAA, PO Box 682, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Nametags are $10.00 each. They are specially made and must be paid for by check when you join. Every member and attending spouse is requested to wear one. $10 per tag is the chapter’s cost.

 How to Contact Lee Coast Chapter, MOAA

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Snail Mail: Lee Coast MOAA, PO Box 682, Sanibel, FL 33957

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MOAA Websites – Use “BACK” to return to the Lee Coast MOAA Website

National MOAA Website: www.moaa.org

Florida MOAA Chapters Council Website: http://www.moaafl.org

Florida Military Message Center: http://www.moaafl.org/FMMC/

Florida Council of Chapters Newsletter: www.moaafl.org/Communique

Naples Chapter Website: www.moaswfl.echapters.com

Dinner Info & Driving Directions

Dinner Information: Social hour begins at 1745 pm, Dinner at 1845. Dinner is $30.00 per diner. The chapter is not equipped to process credit cards and Crown Colony is not able to process cash, so please bring BOTH — a check for dinner and a Visa or Mastercard for the bar. No AMEX, please.

Please wear your MOAA name badge. Seating is first-come first choice. There is no reserved seating.

Directions to Crown Colony: Crown Colony is on the left hand side of Winkler Road, about 3/8ths of a mile south of the Summerlin & Winkler light. Security is tight, so you must give your name at the gate, present your driver’s license, and be on the guest list to be admitted. Follow signs to the clubhouse — about a mile. Plenty of parking.

Lee Coast Chapter, MOAA Bylaws

Click here to read the Chapter  and Foundation Bylaws

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